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Thermal Systems of the Future

SIRACH - the network for Sustainable Innovation in Air Conditioning and Heating

Thursday, 23 January 2020 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Thermal Systems of the Future

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On the 23rd January, the SIRACH Network is delighted to be holding a joint event with the Thermal theme of the Energy Research Accelerator (T-ERA). The meeting will focus on thermal systems of the future and will bring together experts in the field of thermal systems to share their insights and discuss the current research and innovations that are driving this necessary development forward.  

 

Programme

9.00 – 9.15

Arrival and registration

 

9.15 – 9.30

Welcome address

Prof. Graeme Maidment, SIRACH

9.30 – 10.15

Presentation 1:

Introduction and overview of ERA and T-ERA.

Thermal Systems Research and Innovation at UoB: phase change material (PCM) based thermal energy storage (TES)

Prof. Martin Freer  &

Prof. Yulong Ding, University of Birmingham

 

10.15 – 10.30

Tea/Coffee

 

10.30 – 11.00

Presentation 2:

Thermal Systems R&I at Lboro: thermal energy storage and solar thermal systems

Prof. Phil Eames, Loughborough University

11.00 – 11.30

Presentation 3:

Thermal Systems R&I at Aston: sustainable bioenergy systems

Prof. Patricia Thornley, EBRI, Aston University

11.30 – 12.30

Part 1: Workshop session: Research challenges for thermal systems

SIRACH Network

12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

 

13.15 – 14.15

Part 2: Workshop Session: Research opportunities for thermal systems

SIRACH Network

14.15 – 14.45

Presentation 4:

Thermal Systems R&I at Warwick: sustainable thermal energy technologies

Prof. Bob Critoph, University of Warwick

14.45 – 15.15

Tea/Coffee

 

15.15 – 15.45

Presentation 5:

Systems-level integration and future integrated thermal systems

Jon Williams, Energy Systems Catapult

15.45 – 16.15

Presentation 6:

Business innovation in sustainable thermal systems

Brian Churchyard, Senior Manager for Construction Design Standards, Asda

16.15 – 16.30

Closing address

Prof. Graeme Maidment, SIRACH

16.30 – 17.00

Optional: Tour of T-ERA funded laboratories

 

 

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Edgbaston Park Hotel
53 Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2RS Birmingham
United Kingdom

Thursday, 23 January 2020 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)


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SIRACH - the network for Sustainable Innovation in Air Conditioning and Heating

SIRACH is the dissemination arm of the i-Stute project (interdisciplinary centre for storage, transformation and upgrading of energy). www.i-stute.org

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